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Old 05-30-2013, 08:42 AM
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Hi I'm new to the hole diesel motor. So maby someone can help me out in the morning I go out to start my truck and it gives me a hard time I have to end up cranking it a cuple of times before it starts and then it will eather idle rough or stall out. Any ideas?
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Old 05-30-2013, 08:49 AM
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Your FICM is probably the most likely culprit. First thing get a monitor such as the Edge Insight CS or CTS. A monitor is VITAL to keeping these trucks healthy.
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Thanks ill check that and I will have to invest in a monitor.
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Thanks ill check that and I will have to invest in a monitor.
Some kind of monitor is necessary

As stated...a failing ficm will cause this...

Also a hpo issues...bad or failing injectors...stiction...clogged fuel filters..and or other fuel related issues.

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